My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Four Seasons (1981)

ALAN ALDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1981.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Alan Alda.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Martin Bregman.  Production Design by Jack T. Collis.  Costume Design by Jane Greenwood.  Film … Continue reading

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May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Only When I Laugh (1981)

GLENN JORDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Rastar Films.  Screenplay by Neil Simon, based on his play The Gingerbread Lady.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Roger M. Rothstein, Neil … Continue reading

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September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Endless Love (1981)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 1981.  PolyGram Filmed Entertainment.  Screenplay by Judith Rascoe, based on the novel by Scott Spencer.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Pamela Abdy, Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz, … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The French Lieutenant’s Woman

BBBB (out of 5) Two stories are woven into one in this intelligent adaptation of John Fowles’s novel, one about contemporary actors and the other the film that they are … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

First Monday In October (1981)

RONALD NEAME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1981.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee, based on their play.  Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp.  Produced by Paul M. Heller, Martha Scott.  Production … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Das Boot

BBBB.5 (out of 5) The tension is at high throttle in this excellent war movie about a group of gung-ho German marines hardly older than teenagers who are assigned to … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pennies From Heaven (1981)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, SLM Production Group, Hera Productions.  Screenplay by Dennis Potter, based on his original material.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis. Produced by Nora Kaye, Herbert … Continue reading

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August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment